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Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 September 2013

Our three nights here were the highlight of our time in Hawaii. We treated ourselves to this luxury at the end of our visit which turned out to be the best thing we could have done, especially after a couple of dud hotels prior to being here. The building is beautiful, the atmosphere is of the old world and the...

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Moana S, Guest Experience Team at Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Aloha, Thank you for your inquiry. We are thrilled to hear that the three nights you spent here at the Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa were the highlight of your trip. We are located directly on the beach in the heart of Waikiki providing our guests with easy access to all that Waikiki has to offer. As you...

Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 25 September 2013

We stayed here for a night in March 2010 (I'm just catching up on all my reviews now) when our original hotel (the Princess Kaiualani) was overbooked. What a treat! I had always wanted to stay at this hotel! Obviously a great location backing right onto the beach and pretty much in the heart of all the action. The room...

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Sydney
Reviewed 25 September 2013

We are Westin regulars because there are a few things you can bank on with the Westin chain: comfy beds, good showers and good service. Moana Surfrider was no exception. We generally had a great experience, but would not say it was a 5 star experience but this is probably because we were in a basic room. I think if...

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Moana S, Guest Experience Team at Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Aloha, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience with us. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your overall experience here at “The First Lady of Waikiki.” As you may know, the Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa was the first hotel built in Waikiki and it is our history that sets us apart from...

Surfers Paradise, Australia
Reviewed 24 September 2013

Charming old building with all the grace and style of a bygone era. Rooms, (we viewed four), are small but well equipped. Hall noise is not blocked by the unsealed guest-room doors, so all comings and goings, door closings, cleaning and conversations are heard in your room. Beachfront rooms have two advantages: beachview and no street noise. Street facing rooms...

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Moana S, Guest Experience Team at Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Aloha, Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts with us. We are pleased to hear you appreciate the historical aspects of “The First Lady of Waikiki.” As you may know, we were the first hotel built in Waikiki and it is our history that sets us apart from neighboring hotels. We offer a complimentary historical tour every...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 24 September 2013

A beautiful hotel ideally located on the beach at Waikiki with direct beach access, a great pool and gyfyood food. Staff are friendly and courteous always and all facilities are in excellent condition. The hotel bar serves good food and has great music. At night it is very romantic with the sound of the waves as you sip cocktails and...

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Moana S, Guest Experience Team at Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Aloha, Mahalo for your inquiry. We are delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your time spent here at “The First Lady of Waikiki.” As you mentioned, the Banyan Courtyard is very romantic at night with filtered starlight from the Moana Banyan Tree and live entertainment nightly. We are sorry to hear of your difficulties finding a poolside lounge chair...

Venice, CA
Reviewed 24 September 2013

Yes, we may be too poor to actually stay at the Moana Surfrider Hotel on Waikiki Beach in Honolulu, HI. But, on our annual summer vacation to Waikiki, every night we walk to the Moana Surfrider Hotel to have a drink at the Beach Bar and visit our favorite bartender, Craig Nakasato. Over the years we have become very good...

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Moana S, Guest Experience Team at Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Aloha, Thanks for sharing with us. We are thrilled to hear how much you enjoy visiting the Beach Bar on your trips to Hawai’i. The Banyan Courtyard has stolen the hearts of visitors and locals for over a hundred years and it is no wonder why. With shaded sunlight throughout the day and filtered starlight at night, the iconic Moana...

Lewisville, Texas
Reviewed 20 September 2013

This is my #1 favorite in Hawaii.#2 is Royal Hawaiian.This hotel is one of most beautiful hotel that I know of with full of Hawaiian touch.Their suite are so nice.I love drinking wine or champagne at their valcony listnning the sound of waves and looking at sunset.I usually stay there alone but one of most romantic place in Hawaii too.

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Moana S, Guest Experience Team at Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Aloha, We are thrilled to hear that the Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa is your favorite hotel in Hawai’i. As you may know “The First Lady of Waikiki” is the oldest hotel in Waikiki and it is our history that sets us apart from neighboring hotels. Our sister property, the Royal Hawaiian, A Luxury Collection Resort was built...

Grapevine, Texas
Reviewed 19 September 2013

My husband and I just returned from a week at the Westin and it did not disappoint. It's just as beautiful as in the pictures. Our room was in the Banyan wing and pretty small but clean and well kept and it had a great view of the beach. The windows opened up completely so we could get nice breezes...

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Moana S, Guest Experience Team at Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Aloha, Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review. We are delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your historic Banyan Wing guestroom. As you mentioned, our historical accommodations are intimately sized and beautifully appointed. Many of our guests prefer our historical guestrooms, however we also offer more modernized options in our newly renovated Tower Wing...

Midland
Reviewed 19 September 2013

Lovely, lovely hotel ....outstanding beach bar by the banyan tree......great porches with rockers and other places to congregate.......exceptional amenities.........oh yes, the rooms are outstanding, too!

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Moana S, Guest Experience Team at Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Aloha, Thanks for your comments. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your time spent here at the Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa. Our Banyan Courtyard has been capturing the hearts of visitors and locals for over a hundred years! There ambiance created by our iconic Banyan Tree is so special with shade sun throughout the day and...

Reviewed 17 September 2013

I stayed here on my wedding night in the tower with an ocean view and the room was wonderful. The bathroom/room amenities are great but there was no bathtub (not that I needed a tub, but in case anyone wants to know). The toilet was also a Japanese style bidet which was a nice touch. We had two balconies and...

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Moana S, Guest Experience Team at Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Aloha, Thank you for sharing your thoughts with us. On behalf of everyone here at “The First Lady of Waikiki” we would like to congratulate you on your recent marriage. We are honored you chose to spend such a special night here and we are so happy to hear you enjoyed your Tower Wing guestroom. Views of Waikiki Beach as...

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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Moana Surfrider, a Westin Resort & Spa, in Waikiki Beach on Oahu, HI. Visit Moana Lani Spa; or host a wedding on our rooftop terrace, or a meeting in our 10,000sq ft of event space. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa

Address: 2365 Kalakaua Avenue, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-5041
Region: United States > Hawaii > Oahu > Honolulu > Waikiki
Price Range: $430 - $802 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 791
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Also Known As:
Moana Surfrider, a Westin Resort And Spa
Moana Surfrider, a Westin Hotel Honolulu
Westin Moana Surfrider
Moana Surfrider Westin Resort
Westin Honolulu
Honolulu Westin
Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa Hawaii/Honolulu
Hotel Style:
#9 Top resorts Hotel in Honolulu
#10 Spa Hotel in Honolulu
#12 Luxury Hotel in Honolulu
#13 On the Beach Hotel in Honolulu
#18 Romantic Hotel in Honolulu
#22 Business Hotel in Honolulu
#31 Family Hotel in Honolulu
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“Unless you want access to the beach club and are going to use it, go in the tower wing”
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“Choose Diamond Head side. The other side looks directly at Outrigger/city. Afterall you're in Waikiki for the beach views.”
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